Classic Manhattan

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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2 ounces bourbon

1 ounce sweet vermouth, such as Carpano Antica

2 dashes angostura bitters

1 or 2 good-quality Maraschino cherries, for garnish, such as Luxardo


  1. Fill a glass with ice. Add the bourbon, vermouth and bitters and stir to chill. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with the cherries.